The Setai Miami Beach

The Setai is an intimate, serene oceanfront resort in the heart of South Beach. Its design vision artfully combines the rich architectural history of the neighbourhood and its cultural diversity with the International Art Deco movement, particularly its influence in Asia.


The Art Deco landmark building was originally built between 1936 – 1938 as the famed Dempsey Vanderbilt Hotel. Next to it is the 40-story glass tower that surpasses all around it in elevation, views and design. The Setai was voted as the 1 hotel on Miami Beach in 2013 by U.S. World & News Report and the 1 Best Hotel in Miami and Miami Beach.

Nestled in a private enclave for the most discerning guests – discreet, personalised and secluded, The Ocean Suites at The Setai, Miami Beach take luxury accommodations to the next level. Select from one –to-four bedroom suites each complimented with bespoke Asian-inspired service, tailored to each individual.

Immerse into an Asian inspired oasis of luxuriously appointed Art Deco guest suites infused with world-class amenities and Far Eastern indulgences. Chic and captivating, the Art Deco Suites feature grand windows and private verandas to cultivate a peaceful enclave in private Studio, Junior or One Bedroom suite.

Incorporating many traditional culinary techniques from wok stations to tandoor ovens, Jaya’s menu features modern Asian cuisine with the bountiful flavours of turmeric, cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, chillies, coconut milk and tamarind and will also present long-time Setai favourites including Peking Duck, Naan breads, Indian curries, Tandoor sea bass and Dim Sums. Executive Chef Mathias Gervais and Executive Sous Chef Vijayudu Veena have collaborated to create standout dishes from Thailand, Vietnam, Korea, India, China and Japan.

The Setai Grill’s team of international culinarians, led by Executive Chef Mathias Gervais present an “East meets West” interpretation of a modern prime steakhouse featuring Asian-inspired speciality dishes. The Setai Grill’s bites, small plates and entrées are inspired by robust Asia-Pacific flavours, along with vibrant surroundings of Latin and South America.

Immerse into the relaxed elegance of The Bar & Courtyard. By night, moods lift and music embraces as sophisticated Asian small plates are paired with global wine, champagne and cognac selections, as well as creative cocktails with an Asian twist. Whether for an aperitif, dining experience al fresco or evening among friends, The Bar & Courtyard presents an elegant backdrop for whatever the day or night may bring.

The luxury hotel’s new spa experience offers specially formulated THÉMAÉ treatments and products curated from four types of teas: red (rooibos), white, green and black teas. THÉMAÉ, a Paris-based cosmetics and spa brand, is inspired by the art of tea and named after the Japanese tea preparation ceremony. Its revitalising spa rituals and exclusive skincare products are created with extracts from four different kinds of teas. The Spa features four private spa suites, all with room for up to two guests, ocean and pool views, a private bath and steam room.